Red Alerts: Schools forced to close due to maximum level weather warnings

CAPTION: ALERT: Murcia and Alicante are on red weather alert for Thursday CREDIT: AEMET C. Valenciana Twitter @AEMET _CValencia

SCHOOLS in more than 80 Alicante municipalities and in all areas of Murcia will keep their doors closed tomorrow Thursday due to maximum level weather warnings.

Alicante, Orihuela, Benidorm, Torrevieja, Alcoy, Calpe and Denia are among the areas in Alicante which have announced classes will be cancelled as the region suffers the effects of the cold snap.

In Murcia the region’s Education department said all classes for the day have been cancelled.


The AEMET State Meteorology Agency has issued red weather alerts for Alicante and Murcia tomorrow. Large areas of Almeria are on orange alert.

AEMET forecasts storms, torrential downpours and high winds.

Parents in Almeria may want to check with their children’s schools tomorrow before setting out to take their kids to class.


Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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